Head of Political and Social Sciences, Cambridge

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Hills Road Sixth Form CollegeCambridge

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Start date: 31st August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £48,401 depending on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Political and Social Sciences

(with the ability to teach Politics)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Politics A-level to lead this large and successful department with effect from 31st August 2020.  

The post will be paid at RA10 rising incrementally, subject to satisfactory annual review, to RA12 (£7,560-£9,072 per annum).  For example, a Teacher at the top of the teaching scale (Point 9) will initially be awarded ten responsibility points (RA10), making a salary of £46,889; this would rise by annual increments to £48,401 (RA12).  Appointment to points (1-9) on the teaching scale is dependent on experience. 

The person appointed will be capable of teaching to a high academic standard, will be strongly committed to the learning and well-being of young people and will be able to demonstrate and/or develop excellent leadership skills. 

The department offers the following subjects at A level: Politics, Philosophy, Sociology, Classical Civilisation, Latin and Religious Studies. The person appointed will work with a committed, creative and hard-working team of teachers within a supportive college environment. This post represents an outstanding opportunity for professional growth and development.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 24th February

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3rd March

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the College community, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The College actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



More about Hills Road Sixth Form College
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 247251
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The College operates on an attractive site just over a mile south of the centre of the historic city of Cambridge. Having responded to strong and sustained demand for places over a number of years we now have approaching 2,400 full-time 16-19 student...